Measuring Emotions of Japanese People

Nippon Research Center (NRC) in Japan has been fielding a daily tracking survey that monitors emotions of the general public since May 2022.

The survey captured the emotional impacts on Japanese people caused by the Noto earthquake that took place on January 1, 2024.

The question asks about “the emotion felt yesterday” but the graph dates are previous day of the interview date (to shows the emotion felt on the day)

Q: Did you feel the following emotion yesterday? (SA): Strongly felt, A little felt, Did not feel at all

Emotion %: Sum of “Strongly felt” + “A little felt”